Rebuilding a wreck is a voyage of discovery. It can be a rocky journey, but the rewards are worth the suffering. Even if you abandon the whole thing and are left with a pile of rusty parts you will have learned more about how your bike works than
How long does it take to rebuild a set of front forks? How about one minute seventeen seconds? Well, K-Tech's Michael Hancock can manage it, but then he has been sped-up 40x by our video-editor.Suspension specialists K-Tech produce their own front
My real worry was that the gearbox had lunched itself after my highside. The rear wheel wasn't moving, even with the clutch in. The less costly option was that the selector fork arm had taken a knock as a result of the shaft hitting the deck. Turns out, on this occasion, my luck ...
Nigel and Rick at JHP have been hard at work stripping back the 848. First off were the forks, which took a knock in my highside but fortunately aren't bent, but the right-hand fork seal is leaking so both are going to be stripped and rebuilt. Crucial but one of those things you ...
I spotted this RD350 custom on cool bike site BikeExif and the first thing Mark Forsyth, who's sat next to me, said to me was: "Those are DG heads aren't they?"They are. They're part of a trick ground-up rebuild by a Seattle-basec company Twinline
of original and new parts, it's also had a full engine rebuild. No reserve but I reckon a bid over £2,500 would get it.It's too good to get muddy, surely?
Norstar, and uses all his skill to rebuild an old 650 Triumph Bonneville motor into a blazing road-ready screamer."It looks a bit American guff in places, but there's no getting away from the cool bikes and the dirt-tracking stuff looks awesome. We reckon
THE WIFE of a motorcycle enthusiast who thought her husband was spending his spare time rebuilding a classic motorbike in the family garage was shocked to find he was running a secret cannabis growing operation, a court has heard.David Bearman, 38
nut. It had a strip, check and new-gasket/piston ring rebuild about 3 and a half hours of use ago. It's got a few scuffs and scrapes but every time we've been to a track somehwere it's always the fastest 4.2 around. It's fitted with a high compression
's World Superbike Championship at Phillip Island in Australia. The Australian MotoGP race winner had an operation to rebuild his knee last July and is now in the final phase of rehabilitation after such complex surgery but was forced out of his home
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